2022-01-17 - Nitin Dahad

What is a system architect in SoC design?

With advanced chip design going into billions of gates on advanced nodes, dozens if not hundreds of engineers have to…

2022-01-13 - Bill Schweber

Do we still need analog circuit designers?

Designing an IC is an entirely different discipline than doing a discrete circuit, as the former is not just the…

2022-01-06 - Deekshith Krishnegowda

Six ways to improve speed of digital logic in IC design

Here are six tips and tricks that can be used to improve the speed of a chip design and reduce…

2021-12-24 - Andy Jaros

Sky-rocketing chip prices? Not with embedded FPGA

eFPGA has become a significant factor in chip design, particularly as the industry moves to the more complicated and expensive…

2021-12-14 - Majeed Ahmad

Automotive industry pioneering a new semiconductors supply model

Carmakers are teaming up with fabs and semiconductor vendors to create strategic partnerships that will ensure the long-term supply of…

2021-12-09 - Deekshith Krishnegowda

How to solve setup and hold time violations in digital logic

Here are the tips and tricks that IC design engineers can use in the back-end flow and solve the setup…

2021-11-26 - Ansys

Realtek and Ansys accelerate complex IC design with advanced simulation workflow

Ansys RaptorH detects and reduces problematic electromagnetic interference and slashes modeling time up to 10x.

2021-11-22 - Deekshith Krishnegowda

A primer on engineering change order (ECO) using Conformal

Here is a detailed treatment of the premask flatten Cadence Conformal ECO flow that is widely used in the semiconductor…

2021-11-02 - Majeed Ahmad

Analog IPs for 4-nm and 3-nm process nodes in pipeline

Analog and mixed-signal IP suppliers are readying their offerings for process nodes spanning from 5nm to 3nm.

2021-10-22 - Mark Waller

What can analog EDA industry learn from word processor

EDA software needs to imbed intelligent decision making into analog design flow to enable engineers to focus on their designs…